Another dramatic weekend of action climaxed with a thriling Clasico, as Sergio Busquets' stamp on Pepe emerged as one of the most eye-catching pictures from Real Madrid's 4-3 loss at home to Barcelona.
Check out the rest of the most illuminating images from across the globe ...
Wayne Rooney caught West Ham goalkeeper Adrian off his line with a 50-yard half volley.
Alvaro Negredo took a kick in the back against Fulham as Manchester City beat Fulham 5-0.
Gary McCabe scored from the spot as Shamrock Rovers defeated Bohemians 3-1 in the Dublin derby.
Inter Milan striker Icardi showed his love for fiance Wanda Nara with a special dedication.
Icardi's strike wasn't enough though as Atalanta edged Inter 2-1 at San Siro.
Arsene Wenger suffered a horrendous 1,000th game for Arsenal with a 6-0 defeat against Chelsea.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain handled the ball on the line to stop Chelsea scoring.
Referee Andre Marriner misidentified the culprit and showed Kieran Gibbs a red card.
Carlos Tevez scoed for Juventus against Catania to keep up its unbeaten run going.
Fernando Cavenaghi and Daniel Villalva celebrate as River Plate beat Lanus 2-0.
A young boy invaded the pitch and escaped from security at the game in Buenos Aires.
Women and children enjoyed Besiktas's victory against Akhisar Belediyespor as all adult males were banned.
Alexandru Maxim of Stuttgart scored the winning goal against Hamburg in a crucial relegation battle.
Real Madrid fans soaked up the atmosphere outside the Bernabeu ahead of the Clasico on Sunday.
Lionel Messi became the all-time Clasico top scorer with a hat trick in a dramatic 4-3 victory for Barcelona.